HK Electric Investments is the first fixed single investment trust listed in Hong Kong with a focus on the power industry. Our principal operating subsidiary, The Hongkong Electric Company, Limited (HK Electric), commenced operations in 1890 and is one of the longest-established utility companies in the world.
Over our long history, we have consistently supported Hong Kong's economic journey by offering safe, reliable and affordable electricity while minimising the impact of our operations on the environment as we strive to deliver sustainable growth in long-term value to our investors.
HK Electric Investments believes that open and on-going communication with our stakeholders is central to our operation and development. We engage different stakeholders through a variety of channels and stakeholder suggestions and feedback are highly valued in our decision making process as we strive for continuous improvements.
Underpinned by its core value of "Pursuit of Excellence", HK Electric is committed to delivering excellent services and supply reliability to our customers. We have been providing a world-class supply reliability of over 99.999% since 1997 and all our service standards are achieved or even surpassed every year.
As modern families aspire to an eco-friendly lifestyle, HK Electric promises its customers a green and comfortable way of life made possible by the use of electric appliances.
HK Electric is one of the longest-established power companies in the world. The Company has a world-class record of providing a highly reliable electricity supply to Hong Kong and Lamma islands at a reasonable and affordable price.
HK Electric has been the power behind Hong Kong for more than 120 years, having established a long and fruitful partnership with the community. While our prime mission is to provide a world-class electricity supply, we focus not only on the results, but also on the way we deliver them.
HK Electric aspires to be an employer of choice. We have policies and systems in place to attract talents and through continuous training and development, nurture them for a fulfilling career. We offer competitive remuneration, an ideal workplace and comprehensive wellness programmes for our employees while maintaining regular and open dialogues with them.
HK Electric works in partnership with our suppliers for mutual benefits. We share our values and vision with our suppliers in the operation of our business and supporting the sustainable development of the community. We believe in the importance of encouraging our staff and suppliers to adhere to a high standard of integrity when conducting business. Our Code of Practice for Suppliers (the "Code") outlines the ethical, human and labour rights, health and safety, and environment protection standards for domestic and international suppliers, contractors, and consultants (collectively as "Suppliers") of the Company.
Suppliers are expected to follow the Code as well as to communicate it to their employees. They are also encouraged to report their Corporate Social Responsibility performance and influence their business partners in their supply chain to follow the Code so far as practicable.
Suppliers should pursue the following ethical standards for all business transactions, including:
Suppliers should honour human and labour rights, including:
Suppliers should implement an effective management system to maintain a clean, safe, and healthy workplace in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Occupational health and safety policies should be in place to ensure the good health and safety of employees. Appropriate health and safety training should also be provided.
Suppliers should encourage practices to conserve natural resources and to improve the environment, these efforts should include: